The brilliant small car designed by Alec Issigonis, was capable of accommodating four adults in a 3.05 m long. Its dynamic qualities remarkable have earned him a great success in rally (three victories at the Monte-Carlo method). Here it is today sexagenarian. The current model has been such a overweight that it reaches the same size as the citadines compact today. But old or new, it’s still a car trendy and popular in urban environments. The Mini has not denied its sporty temperament, especially in the case of the versions borrowing the name of the famous John Cooper, who had been the first to notice the potential of the smart English in fast driving.

The seats are leather brown decorated with stitching in green and white. Richard_Newton

To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of its flagship model, Mini is unveiling a special series “60 Years”. Among the body colours available, it should be noted the inevitable “British Racing Green” that used to hoist the race cars of england. The tapes cover include an inscription “60 Years” and the 17-inch wheels with “60 Years “Spoke” are specific to this edition. Impossible to forget the age of the Mini as the badges “60 years” are many. Lateral vents, door sills and front seats are decorated, and when we open the door, it is thrown to the ground. The seats are stretched leather brown decorated with stitching in green and white.

The Mini “60 Years Edition”, which replaces the high-quality finish Exquisite. It has an equipment supplied for the segment: several driving modes, a “Pack” Connected Navigation” (including the navigation, Apple CarPlay), parking radars front and rear, the “Park Assist”, connectivity via Bluetooth, a charger of smartphone by induction and the leather steering wheel. On the side of the engine, you will have the choice between two diesel and two petrols. Lovers of diesel will be able to opt for the Cooper D 116 ch or the Cooper SD 170 ch. If you prefer lead-free), turn instead to the Cooper’s 136 hp or the Cooper S 192 ch.

This special edition will be available in march 2019, at a price starting at 29 € 200 for the 3-door body, and 30-100 euros for the 5-door.

Among the body colours available, it should be noted the inevitable “British Racing Green” that used to hoist the race cars of england. Richard_Newton

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